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Global lessons in local government

27 Mar 2019

Increasingly at LGiU we have been looking at what is happening in local government internationally. Of course one size never fits all but Janet Sillett finds common challenges, common themes and innovation that can be adapted when we cast our eyes beyond the horizon.


Brexit – A Case of Self-Imposed Damage?

22 Nov 2018

In a personal view from Peter Brennan, Managing Director of EPS Consulting and Member of the Public Policy Advisors Network, this blog reviews the current Brexit position from an Irish perspective.


Sabhal Mòr Ostaig: when culture drives economy

10 Oct 2018

Can language and culture be drivers of economic development? In Skye, an island off the west coast of Scotland, it is just that. LGiU Scotland Director Andy Johnston blogs about his visit to the Scottish National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, and what he learned from the project.


Reflections from the April 2018 AILG Training Conference

18 Apr 2018

At the end of last week the Association of Irish Local Government held their Annual Training Conference in Dungarvan, Waterford. LGiU Ireland’s Hannah Muirhead was in attendance and here she reflects on the experience and shares some of the key points that were made by speakers during the course of the event.